Staff Accountant

Bartlett, IL 60103

Posted: 01/31/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Other Job Number: SA72689 Pay Rate: $70,000 to $80,000

Job Description

Staff Accountant

The Staff Accountant is responsible for all aspects of accounting including preparing journal entries, reconciling records across departments, identifying root causes of variance, and proposing plans to resolve variances. Support AP, AR, general ledger accounting, audit, and forecasting. Complete financial reporting, analysis, and reconciliation and assist month-end and year-end closings.

This role requires having Accounting experience in the Manufacturing industry.

Financial Reporting, Analysis, and General Ledger Accounting

  • Accurately analyses and reviews financial data, reconciles differences, prepares financial reports for both internal and external purposes, and resolves diverse accounting and finance issues. Monitors and reports potential financial issues and risks while providing solid solutions when issues surface. Performs accounts payable/receivable duties and month-end and year-end reporting.

Knowledge and Adherence to GAAP and Senior's Financial Policies, processes, and Procedures

  • Demonstrates a comprehensive understanding of accounting in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), applicable regulations, and senior financial policies and procedures.

Cash reporting, KPIs & Financial modeling

  • Develop, improve, and maintain financial modeling to improve efficiency for cash reporting, budget, and forecast. Develop solid tools to streamline, consolidate and report profitability by business units. Contribute to the development of the annual operating budget.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting/finance or associate degree with relevant work experience
  • 5-7 years of experience, including accounts payable/receivable and month end and year-end reporting.
  • Self-starter with excellent communication skills who has the ability to implement change, work independently and with others, and can work under strict deadlines in a matrix organization.
  • Detail oriented with strong math, analytical and reconcilement skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • ·Good excel skills

Additional Responsibilities

  • Support system upgrade project

Key Relationships

Work with Chief Financial Officer, Business Unit Directors, Plant Managers, Operations Manager, Human Resources, Engineering, Materials Manager/Director, and Finance/Accounting Team

COMPETENCIES

  • Job Knowledge
  • Positive Mindset
  • Teamwork & Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Ownership, Accountability
  • Critical Thinking
  • Results Orientation & Problem Solving
  • Financial Analysis/Reporting
  • Customer Support
  • Confidentiality

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Physical setting:

  • Office

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

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Matt Tien
Executive Recruiter

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